“I have been working in the field of personal development, therapy and healing for over two decades and am committed to supporting people to grow, heal and develop to live more fulfilling, healthier lives." - Anthea Benjamin
Welcome to Purple Therapy by Anthea Benjamin
Anthea Benjamin is a UKCP registered Integrative Arts Psychotherapist, Adolescent Therapeutic Counsellor, Group Analyst and Supervisor.
She has worked extensively with children, adolescents, adults, families and couples for over 14 years in various settings including schools, community projects and within the NHS. She currently works as a therapist delivering training and running groups for couples at the Tavistock Centre for Couple Relationships and runs various groups in different settings such as psychotherapy trainings, the NHS and community projects. She is also registered on the PTUK Register of Play and Creative Arts Therapists register.
Anthea also offers therapeutic services alongside supervision both in organisations and within her private practices in Norbury and Pimlico. Anthea has a special interest in working with trauma particularly sexual abuse, dissociation, developmental trauma, looked after children or adults who have been in the care system and /or adoption, exploring issues of identity with adults and children who have been placed trans-racially or via intercountry processes.
Please visit the Services page for a detailed breakdown of all available services.
Here are some comments from past clients of Anthea's which were gathered via her feedback process and have been used anonymously with permission. Additional client feedback can be found on the Testimonials page.
"I was able to go to places I couldn't have done so safely without her support."
" Working with Anthea was a joy. I was able to go places I couldn’t have done so safely without her support. Together we brought fresh thinking to the murky areas of my thinking re relationships to myself and others. Thank you for the Calling in 'The One' process and thank you to you Anthea."
"My time with Anthea helped me to make sense of past hurts and start to rebuild my life."
"Talking to Anthea was so easy. l found myself saying everything l needed and was met with care and support. My time with Anthea helped me to make sense of past hurts and start to rebuild my life."
"Anthea has a gentle and very professional manner which put me at ease immediately ."
"Anthea has a gentle and very professional manner, which put me at ease immediately. Our sessions helped me clarify various issues but more importantly supported me to know how l can continue to make changes on my own. Each session left me feeling empowered and excited thanks for everything Anthea."
"I found Anthea's training style inspiring and uplifting. Her training was fun as well as rewarding."
"I found Anthea’s training style inspiring and uplifting. She is an approachable practitioner who communicates complex ideas well which makes learning fun as well as rewarding."